Emmy Award winning actor best known for his recurring role as Colonel Klink on the CBS series, Hogan's Heroes.
He studied to become a violinist and concert pianist before he started acting.
He was elected as a member of the council of Actors' Equity Association for many years.
He was married three times and had 2 children with his first wife.
He starred with Eva Gabor in the 1969 film, Wake Me When The War Is Over.